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Genus: Picris

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Lactuceae

There are 45 species, native to Europe, the Mediterranean region, Asia and the mountains of Africa. Picris echioides and Picris hierachioides have become established as weeds in southern Africa

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI) and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Picris echioides

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Picris hieracioides

 

 


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